January 23, 2013
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Rick Rechenberg

Every week, The Cranberry Eagle will spotlight a local educator, providing a glimpse into what makes them tick.

QUESTION: Why did you become a teacher?

ANSWER: I wanted to give back to students the many awesome experiences that many teachers have given to me.

QUESTION: What is one sentence that sums up what you believe is the key to teaching?

ANSWER: Teaching is believing in your students and enabling them to reach their full potential.

QUESTION: When you’re not teaching, you most likely can be found doing what?

ANSWER: Our family enjoys spending time together. I am the Cubmaster of Pack 58 and an Assistant Scoutmaster of Troop 58. My sons and I love to go on Troop 58 camping trips! You also might find me coaching a team.

QUESTION: What is one thing about you that likely would surprise your students?

ANSWER: I would rather watch the movie than read the book!

Rick Rechenberg

SCHOOL: Holy Sepulcher Catholic School

GRADE: Sixth through eighth

EXPERIENCE: 20 years



FAMILY: Wife, Karen Rechenberg; four sons, Andrew, 16, Matthew, 13, Jacob, 13, and Josh, 10